Rutger Bruining of StoryTerrace discusses his crowdfunding platform that enables families to commission a ghostwritten biography of a loved one.
Several poets, such as Tyler Knott Gregson, have transitioned from Tumblr to bestseller lists, selling hundreds of thousand of books in the process.
Writer’s Edit, a Sydney-based literary magazine, has branched into books and is winning industry accolades and launching new careers.
A panel of YA publishing pros discuss the latest trends — including a focus on realism — and the need to sustain direct relationships with readers.
The fifth annual Virenschleuderpreis, organized by Leander Wattig and the Frankfurt Book Fair, honored five viral marketing campaigns in German media.
A Texas textbook published by McGraw-Hill described US slaves as ‘workers,’ prompting massive protests on social media and promise of a change.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released a new publication on his website, the Line of Hezbollah, which he promotes through social media.
More literary authors, from David Mitchell to Jennifer Egan, are experimenting with Twitter fiction, a form that mimics both poetry and serialization.
A campaign by authors to help Syrian refugees and ignited by Patrick Ness and Hank and John Green has raised more than £100,000 in less than a day.
Crowdfunding publishing platform Inkshares reveals data about where its readers come from, with Facebook and email marketing leading the way.